Fun and funds with LACMA's Collectors Committee
Date: 23 Apr 2007 | Views: 14543
CONTRIBUTING to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's acquisitions fund is one thing. Throwing thousands of dollars into a pot and helping to decide how to spend it is something else again. But that's what goes on once a year when members of the museum's Collectors Committee gather for a weekend gala and ponder tough choices offered by curators. More...
Bonhams Sell Sculpture of Sikh Hero for GBP 1.7M
Date: 23 Apr 2007 | Views: 37740
LONDON, ENGLAND - The bust of the Indian Prince and Sikh hero, Maharaja Duleep Singh, fashioned by British sculptor John Gibson almost 150 years ago, was sold for £1.7m at Bonhams Indian and Islamic Sale today, April 19th at 101 New Bond Street. More...
Barnes Foundation Awarded Five Million Challenge Grant
Date: 23 Apr 2007 | Views: 18881
LOWER MERION, PA - The Board of Trustees of the Barnes Foundation has announced the award of a $5 million challenge grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This extraordinarily generous gift, to be matched by $15 million, will establish a permanent endowment to support scholarly activities connected with the remarkable Barnes art collection and archives. More...